We need our sports – not at the expense of risking lives, which creates a terrible predicament for those who run the sports and work in medicine — but we need a distraction, a stimulant, entertainment and something to marvel at.
Even on a day when he was given a shiny plaque with his name on it, Jim Holland remained humble and thankful at his induction ceremony into th…
Since the late 1940s, George McGonagle has been walking the confines of Bowen Field, soaking up baseball lore and toiling on behalf of the sport he loves. The Appalachian League became the latest to honor Bluefield’s premier ambassador of baseball by naming him to its new league hall of fame.
The fact that former WVU athletic director Oliver Luck, former WVU president Jim Clements and current athletic director Shane Lyons are all mentioned as potential candidates for the ACC Commissioner job is good news for WVU.
COLUMN: Professional sports are starting to return and if baseball cannot figure out an plan to play America will turn its back on the nation's pastime continuing the sports decline.
I was 10 years old. My dad bought me a few dozen plastic golf balls. I burrowed a few golf holes in dirt as make-shift greens ... Oh yeah, one other thing, I lived in the government-funded projects in the Germantown section of Quincy.
Looking to raise readers' sagging spirits, Hertzel relates a few anecdotes that demonstrate that some major league baseball players could moonlight as comedians.
The WVU football program has partnered with marketing consultant and author Jeremy Darlow to educate his players and help them develop skills in growing their own personal brands.
The New York Jets just well may have made the best free agent signing of this year’s post draft scramble for talent by latching onto West Virginia’s wide receiver George Campbell.
“We felt like we were in a very good place,” summed up River View head baseball coach Brad Hardy two weeks ago, with the 2020 season on hold — but still a possibility.
This Week's Circulars
James Bayne "Pete" Brooks, 61, of Admiral Lane in Bluefield, VA died Monday, July 6, 2020 at Ruby Memorial in Morgantown. The visitation for Pete will be held on Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday…
11 a.m. in the chapel of Fredeking Funeral Service in Oakvale.
2 p.m. at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, Va. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA.
- Justice announces school won't start in West Virginia until September 8
- Mercer virus cases soaring — Officials: 5 hospitalizations,1 ‘transient’ death during pandemic
- Father charged with shooting son in Tazewell
- Another pleads guilty in Larry Price Jr. laundering scheme
- Mercer County reports three new coronavirus cases
- Mercer County COVID-19 cases rise to 50, more cases found in Virginia
- Three people hospitalized in Mercer County due to COVID-19
- Gov. Justice considering penalties for non-compliance of mask order
- Masks are now required in West Virginia, Justice announces
- Tazewell reconsidering statue: Petitions about courthouse Confederate soldier may lead to November referendum